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Violence against women and their children affects everybody. It impacts on the health, wellbeing and safety of a significant proportion of Australians throughout all states and territories and places an enormous burden on the nation’s economy across family and community services, health and hospitals, income-support and criminal justice systems.


Knowledge transfer and exchange

ANROWS host activities as part of its knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) work, including public lectures, workshops and research launches. Details of upcoming ANROWS activities and news are available from the list on the right.



ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.


Knowledge translation resources

To support the take-up of evidence, ANROWS offers a range of resources developed from research to support practitioners and policy-makers in delivering evidence-based interventions.

Elizabeth Foley

Chair, Finance, Risk
and Audit Committee

Elizabeth is an experienced CEO and director, with over 20 years in senior executive roles in financial services and 17 years board membership experience. This included 6 years on AXA’s unit trust company board, overseeing investor funds of over $12 billion. Other blue-chip companies she has worked for include MLC, ING, Prudential and Unilever.

For the past three years Elizabeth has been focusing on transitioning the health industry to the digital era.

Elizabeth is currently an Independent Director and Chair of the Board’s Finance, Risk & Audit Committee.

Most recently, Elizabeth worked at Chief Executive Women as Director of Research and Business Engagement, assisting this member organisation build its advocacy platform and research reputation.

Appointed Director, Independent July 2020.

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Contact ANROWS

PO Box Q389, Queen Victoria Building NSW 1230
Phone: 61 2 8374 4000
| Email: enquiries@anrows.org.au

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